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I Am a Night Owl

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    My parents yell at me

    because I sleep all day :/ totally worth it.
    Paragonn Paragonn 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 11

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    I love staying up. Haha.

    I guess I always preferred the night than day! I just loving hearing chill music, while just staring at the ceiling.
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    Insomnia is back. Entire house is asleep

    and I'm watching Game of Thrones.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 13 Responses Jul 9

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    ShyGirlie78 ShyGirlie78 36-40, F 33 Responses Apr 18

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    My brain just won't shut off at all!

    Anyone else having this issue????
    KikiMouse KikiMouse 18-21, F 22 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's 5:07am and I still haven't been to sleep!

    Sleepless in my bed! Should have taken a sleeping aid tonight! Ugh!
    Misspurple Misspurple 31-35, F 16 Responses Aug 9

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    I can be up till around 4 am

    and still be able to get up in the morning around 7 am. It's quite useful because I really can't sleep early, I don't know why though.
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F 5 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Yes, I'm definitely a night owl.

    Love staying up if I can and just surfing the net or watching a movie on NetFlix!
    ramsfan3 ramsfan3 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Its almost 3 am where I'm at I literally just

    cant sleep lol Oh well at least I have the Internet!
    Gabbysthename Gabbysthename 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I regret it in the morning.

    . But I stay up all night again the next day..
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I stayed up all last night with not one tiny

    bit of sleep -_- I ended up sleeping in class and then getting a detention argh this sucks why is it so hard to fall asleep
    idkemotional idkemotional 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It doesnt matter what day it is

    or what I have to do the next day.. I can't go to sleep early.. EVER!
    darlinbrianna darlinbrianna 18-21, F 6 Responses May 27

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    Currently I am fighting hard with insomnia.

    I don't know why I can't sleep...:(((
    o0oJerryo0o o0oJerryo0o 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    "The night is for passion.

    It’s for fanaticism, romance and trouble. It’s when your most tender, authentic and suppressed sides come out to play under the nonjudgmental eyes of the stars."
    Magdamay Magdamay 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 3

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    A Dozen Reasons Why Nighttime Is the Right Time!

    Yeah, I fight it...because I have children and a husband.  But it keeps coming back, and I love it.   Night is Right because: It feels like the world is wrapped in velvet. It's quiet. The sun is not burning my skin. The best television is late...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 11, 2007

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    Can't sleep, I'm wide awake.

    Anybody else still awake? ?
    deleted deleted 26-30 24 Responses Apr 25

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    Which is usually great

    for me. For some reason I can't settle and enjoy the night. Or morning now I guess. Anyone want to chat?
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can never sleep. Thank god

    for the internet.
    sublife328 sublife328 46-50, F 13 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm trying to sleep but I just can't.

    I'm too tired to do any work this late at night...and here I am unable to sleep. :(
    GodOfGreekGods GodOfGreekGods 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    and "suffer" from delayed sleep phase disorder

    to be specific. I've been this way ever since I was a little kid. Whereas most kids fall asleep as soon as their head hits the pillow, I'd lay awake for an hour or more most nights. I also rarely ever fell asleep during car rides as some kids can. After doing some research and...
    LockedDarius LockedDarius 26-30, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I Wanted To Be A Nurse....

    Well I went to college to be a nurse. It was a huge dream and I really wanted it so much. I ended up becoming a CNA and taking care of the elderly which is very hard work but yet very rewarding. I spent 4yrs taking care of our moms/dads and grandparents. I formed many bonds...
    preciousHrt preciousHrt 36-40, F 11 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    emanram22 emanram22 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 34 Responses 4 days ago

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    kl512 kl512 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    For some reason I can't sleep

    for like 2 to 3 days. ( maybe a short nap) then crash for like a full day. Blah, at least I get more done
    nanook30 nanook30 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    sleeping is hard when you have a million

    and one things on your mind. anyone want to talk?
    lostsolee lostsolee 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's funny that during summer I constantly wake

    up anywhere from 5-10 P.M. at night and just start doing whatever. During this time I also usually end up going to bed around 5-7 A.M.
    Zapxbolt Zapxbolt 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I feel like I do all my living at night.

    ....maybe i'm a vampire hehe
    missladylioness missladylioness 22-25, F 8 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    PlansAndReveries PlansAndReveries 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 5

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    FlyMeToTheMoon708 FlyMeToTheMoon708 18-21, F 7 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Status update: it is 2:48.

    The owl perches once again. It would not be a big deal if the owl didn't have class in the morning. The owl lays in a nest of strategically arranged blankets that sit precisely to her liking. She types away at her dying laptop Is it worth it to get up and get the charger...
    Meganamongmany Meganamongmany 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I can not put myself to sleep

    even if I wanted to. I am wide eyed and awake all night. Then morning comes and I turn into a friggin zombie. Slowly getting by. I want to take a nap but the line of work I am in, well I am up my bosse's ***. I am like allergic to caffeine too, due to my ADHD. So when I take...
    wastedglory wastedglory 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Night life is the only life

    for me ;) I've been working nights for the last four years now and I love love love it I love the different people you meet the mood that the night brings to people seeing all the lights against the sky and the stars shinning bright at night i seem to feel more alive then i do...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Going to sleep early is

    for losers.. :)
    tayloralesia tayloralesia 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    When it hits midnight i seem to become more

    alive. Suddenly my tired eyes are soon awake and sleep doesn't seem so comforting anymore. Although once i do fall asleep, it's even harder for me to get out of bed. I like knowing that i should be sleeping but the calming hours of the night just relax you and the world seems to...
    shesonlyhappyinthesun shesonlyhappyinthesun 22-25, F 8 Responses May 9

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    why do they call it being a "night owl".

    .. why not a "night elephant" or "night snail"?
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 28 Responses Jun 26

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    Stars...

    I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. ~ Galileo ~
    Temprence Temprence 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    PinkBlueyes PinkBlueyes 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Nights like these I stay up

    and think about where it all went wrong
    lonelygirl3011 lonelygirl3011 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    angemil angemil 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I am since i'm able to remember.

    When a was very small, my Mom never was strict and there was no speciak time, i had to go to bed. Later from 12 or 13 on, when i started to be a party girl, i hated school, coz i hated nothing more tghan to rise that early. So often i skipped school, coz i was too tired from a...
    crazysinglemum crazysinglemum 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 19

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    Thugmann Thugmann 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Most people can't sleep

    because they have insomnia, I can't sleep because I have an Internet connection.
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 10

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    i love staying up late at night.

    sometimes watching a movie or just talking to friends.
    buttney buttney 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Status update: it is 3:20 am.

    The owl sits at her perch of randomly gathered pillows and blankets She sips her tea as she scrolls tumblr She finds something funny She half smiles and blows more air out of her nostrils than usual Yes this is the night owl Watch it go So interesting
    Meganamongmany Meganamongmany 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    If anyone on here can't sleep

    and feels like chating I'm up till 1 or 2 in the morning.
    jokerstwn jokerstwn 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    With the night comes the personal freedom to

    simply be. To do so as I please, without the weight of insecurity dragging me down. The lighting is calming. It's not as intrusive as the daylight. A zen like sense of neutrality ensues, when under the guidance and wisdom of a sky teaming with brilliant glowing sprites. With the...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I love staying up late!

    !!! 😍 But in the morning I regret it... And yet, I still make this same mistake every night lol 😂
    ThisGirlCyndi ThisGirlCyndi 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 11

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    This is the 3rd night in a row I've stayed up

    past 12:00. School starts next week and I'll have to wake up between 5:45-6:00 AM. I'm going to die.
    ZydecoVivo ZydecoVivo 16-17, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    tried going to bed early

    and ended up staying up until 3
    autumnwinds20 autumnwinds20 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    emiliemad emiliemad 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am recently unable to sleep

    until the daylight comes I hope I can do something useful and meaningful during midnight. Can anyone suggest me something to do?
    o0oJerryo0o o0oJerryo0o 16-17, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I do not cope well with waking up early.

    ..school is going to ruin me
    suicideDepression suicideDepression 22-25, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago